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Cranberry Walnut Salad

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This is a good alternative to cranberry sauce with turkey and dressing.

Ingredients

1 can (16 ounces) whole cranberry sauce
1 package (3 ounces) raspberry gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 apple or orange, chopped
1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Heat cranberry sauce and strain; reserve the cranberries. Dissolve the gelatin in the hot cranberry sauce and boiling water in a bowl. Add salt and lemon juice. Chill until partially set. Beat mayonnaise until light and fluffy. Fold in chopped fruit, walnuts and reserved cranberries. Chill for 4 hours or longer.

Linda Gist-Fossett, Davenport




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